INSA specialist describes “transition phase” of pandemic – ongoing in almost all countries

Baltazar Nunes of INSA, public health institute Dr Ricardo Jorge, has been telling the Infarmed meeting ongoing in Lisbon this afternoon that the respite in the pandemic is something being felt in “almost all countries” at a moment “accompanied by the evolution of vaccination”. Right now – and against the backdrop of Portugal’s record-breaking vaccination roll-out – the country’s Rt (transmission) is down to 0.84, with incidence falling progressively.